The Passion of Dolssa

by Julie Berry

2017 Michael L. Printz Award Honor
In thirteenth-century Provensa, a devotedly religious girl flees Church executioners who claim she’s a heretic. She finds refuge in a seaside town where Church authority lacks high regard. Map. Dramatis Personae. Author’s historical note. Glossaries. Additional reading. Selected bibliography.

ISBN: 9780451469922

JLG Release: July 2016

Other Release:

October 2016

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Young Adults

Grades 9 & Up


12 books / $16.30 a book

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    Hardcover edition



    Page Count


    Trim Size

    5 1/2" x 8 1/4"


    Level: HL650L

    Awards & Honors

    SLJ’s Best Books of 2016, Young Adult
    Booklist 2016 Top 10 Books for Youth, Religion & Spirituality
    Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2016, Young Adult
    The New York Times Notable Children’s Books of 2016, Young Adult
    New York Public Library 2016 50 Best Books for Teens, Fiction
    Booklist 2016 Editors’ Choice, Books for Youth, Older Readers, Fiction
    YALSA 2017 Top Ten Best Fiction for Young Adults
    Booklist Top 10 Books for Youth 2017, Historical Fiction
    Los Angeles Times Book Prize 2017 Finalist, Young Adult Literature
    2017 Capitol Choices, Fourteen and Up
    Booklist Carte Blanche: Columinist’s Choice 2016



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